Mayo Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) - Radiation Oncology in Rochester, Minnesota
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The Registered Nurse in Radiation Oncology in the procedural nurse role provides care for adult and pediatric patients who are receiving radiation therapy. The RN will be caring for patients receiving radiation therapy that are undergoing complex radiation oncology procedures through detailed nursing assessments, administration of moderate sedation and recovering patients post procedure. The RN will also be responsible for the assessment of patients receiving IV contrast as well as the administration of IV contrast. The role may include coverage of various clinical nurse tasks as necessitates to respond to varying procedure volumes. Candidates must be flexible and able to adjust to a rapidly changing environment, and work with a multidisciplinary team of physicians, technologists, nurses, and others. Experience preferred, but not required in IV starts, procedures, nursing assessment, recovering patient from sedation, and cardiac monitoring.
The registered nurse (RN) is accountable for the coordination of nursing care, including direct patient care, patient/family education and transitions of care. The RN supports professional nursing practice across practice settings and across the continuum of care to meet the needs of the patient and family. The RN will function within the Mayo Clinic Nursing Professional Practice Model, which includes accountability for planning, implementing, evaluating and communicating all phases of nursing care for assigned patients. The ANA Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice provide a basis for the practice of the RN. The RN provides leadership through activities such as preceptor role, informal leadership roles, and quality improvement efforts. The RN delegates patient care according to skill level, experience, patient acuity, fiscal accountability, and adequacy of resources. The RN possesses excellent communication skills; is skillful in mentoring and teaching; and may participate on committees or projects. A subset of employees may be required to drive their personal vehicle as a part of the responsibility of their role.
Student or graduate of an accredited, or those in the candidacy process, baccalaureate, associate or diploma nursing program, as recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), or National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA). Exceptions to this may be made in the MCHS sites prior to a law change requiring accreditation expected in 2018.
If graduated from a nursing program that was not accredited by ACEN, CCNE, or NLN CNEA, at least one year of RN experience (within the last 5 years) in an applicable care setting is required. If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of RN experience in an applicable care setting is required, or one year of current LPN experience at Mayo Clinic is required.
All associate degree or diploma registered nurses hired into the Department of Nursing with an RN start date after April 1, 2020, must provide documented evidence of program completion of their baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program within 5 years from the last day of the month of their RN start date.
Ability to push, pull, and lift up to 50 pounds is required. BSN preferred. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Experience working in a team environment. Computer skills required, prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred. Ability to work flexible hours. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting. Demonstrated leadership, effective communicator, and excellent critical thinking skills. Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area. Recent Monitoring/Sedation experience preferred in the last 3-5 years. The RN hired to this role will need to obtain ACLS, ARLS and complete ECG training during orientation.
Internal applicants should attach their three most recent performance appraisals.
License or certification
Must obtain prior to start date:
Current RN license by applicable state requirements.
Basic Cardiac Life Support for healthcare providers- BCLS – certificate of course completion required and must not expire within 3 months after start date. A scanned copy of the certificate of completion or transcripts, including your full name, must be attached to your profile to be considered.
We will only accept certificates of course completion from the following providers:
American Heart Association (Title: BLS for Healthcare Providers or BLS Provider)
Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)
Military Training Network
Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $31.48 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
Monday – Friday; Days, 8 hour shifts
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